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What to do:

On the way from Vancouver:
Sea to sky highway from Vancouver to Whistler
Sea to sky gondola, can hike up and take gondola down
River rafting in Squamish on elaho-squamish river with Canadian Outback (Ergel review in thread)
Scenic plane ride in Squamish with Glacier Air
Shannon Falls
Brandywine Falls
Panorama Ridge Hike in Lake Garibaldi in between Squamish and Whistler

In Whistler:
Peak to Peak gondola from Whistler to Blackcomb (get glass bottom car) - gondola up Whistler, Peak2Peak gondola to Blackcomb, can take shuttle to 7th heaven express where you catch a ski lift to see glaciers and snow, and can take a chairlift back down Blackcomb. (The bases of Whistler and Blackcomb are near each other.)
Alta Lake
High Note hike
Secret Lake (No parking. Leave car in Whistler and take the free shuttle.)
Walk around the village
Stawamus chief hikes/views
Horseshoe Bay boat rental
3 main outfitters for outdoor activities - Canadian Outback, whistlerguides.com
Zipline
Rock climbing
Rapelling
Ropes course
Bungee
ATVing
Mountain biking
Hikes
Glacier climbing
Kayaking the river of golden dreams
Vodka ice bar

Where to stay:

Westin
First Tracks Lodge (all rooms have kitchens)

Where to eat:

Bring food from Vancouver
Menchies Frozen Yogurt is Kosher - all containers either have OU or KSA. Normal recommendations of eating in a non-supervised ice cream store apply.
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Re: Whistler Master Thread
« Reply #45 on: August 03, 2017, 12:02:36 PM »
Westin or Four Seasons?

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Re: Whistler Master Thread
« Reply #46 on: August 03, 2017, 03:30:07 PM »
Westin or Four Seasons?

TIA
We liked the Westin. Upgraded us to a nice bi-level suite. Can't answer your question though.

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Re: Whistler Master Thread
« Reply #47 on: February 21, 2018, 02:12:03 PM »
I'm thinking about doing a combo of Vancouver & whistler for 7 - 10 days in the summer with 3 smaller kids, is a week in whistler to much time?
(I've enjoyably done Mont Tremblant for the same amount of time)

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Re: Whistler Master Thread
« Reply #48 on: February 21, 2018, 02:14:09 PM »
I'm thinking about doing a combo of Vancouver & whistler for 7 - 10 days in the summer with 3 smaller kids, is a week in whistler to much time?
(I've enjoyably done Mont Tremblant for the same amount of time)
I think so. Maybe long a weekend or 3 weekdays.

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Re: Whistler Master Thread
« Reply #49 on: February 21, 2018, 02:16:01 PM »
ok so maybe I'll flip it around, how long with kids is recommended for Vancouver

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Re: Whistler Master Thread
« Reply #50 on: July 31, 2018, 09:25:44 PM »
Thoughts on nicest hotel from this group?

Four Seasons
Four Seasons Residences
Fairmont Chateau
Pan Pacific Mountainside
Pan Pacific Village Centre
Westin
Hilton

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Re: Whistler Master Thread
« Reply #51 on: August 01, 2018, 02:25:57 AM »
Thoughts on nicest hotel from this group?

Four Seasons
Four Seasons Residences
Fairmont Chateau
Pan Pacific Mountainside
Pan Pacific Village Centre
Westin
Hilton
Westin was nice. I was there years ago, though I wasn't at the other places you listed.

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Re: Whistler Master Thread
« Reply #52 on: August 01, 2018, 02:41:32 AM »
Westin was nice. I was there years ago, though I wasn't at the other places you listed.
+1 Stayed at Westin 2 years ago, pretty nice, did not stay at any of the others.
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Re: Whistler Master Thread
« Reply #53 on: August 01, 2018, 06:16:22 AM »
Westin was nice. I was there years ago, though I wasn't at the other places you listed.
+1 Stayed at Westin 2 years ago, pretty nice, did not stay at any of the others.
It's also the cheapest of the options at 13k UR with CSR (20k SPG). Just that all the above can be booked for <20k UR so I thought perhaps now was my chance to try a fancy non-points hotel.

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Re: Whistler Master Thread
« Reply #54 on: August 05, 2019, 11:14:08 AM »
Has anyone ever rented from Squamish Harbour Marine Adventures?
http://squamishharbour.ca/

Or any place in Whistler/Squamish area to recommend for renting motor boat (not rafting or kayaking, etc)?